Definition of "cabbage" [cab•bage]

  • (noun) Any of several forms of a European vegetable (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) of the mustard family, having a globose head consisting of a short stem and tightly overlapping green to purplish leaves.
  • (noun) Any of several similar or related plants, such as Chinese cabbage.
  • (noun) The terminal bud of several species of palm, eaten as a vegetable.
  • (noun) Slang Money, especially in the form of bills.
  • (noun) Informal Sweetheart; dear. Used as a term of endearment.
  • (noun) any of various cultivated varieties of the plant Brassica oleracea capitata, typically having a short thick stalk and a large head of green or reddish edible leaves: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
  • (noun) the head of a cabbage
  • (noun) the edible leaf bud of the cabbage palm
  • (noun) a dull or unimaginative person

Use "cabbage" in a sentence

  • "Well, the plain cabbage is now used up, so tomorrow I go cross town to buy a Savoy and make the raised cabbage pies."
  • "Napa cabbage is my favorite food, at least some days."
  • "It tastes really good, though the cabbage is a tad overcooked (I don't mind, since I like cabbage)."

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